Estimated number of potential households in Missouri
for trick or
Estimated number of all potential trick or treaters in Missouri (children under the age of 14).
Estimated number of potential 15-19 year olds in Missouri getting too old to
trick or treat.
Pieces of candy corn that will be produced this
year. That equates to nearly enough to circle the
moon 21 times if laid end-to-end. Candy Corn was first made in the 1880's.
Minions and Star War Costumes were reported to be the top sought after costumes for 2015.
Over one in ten plan in the Midwest plan to dress their pet in a costume on Halloween.
Northwest Missouri: Show-Me Scary
From insane asylums to wineries, there is an array of frightful features in Northwest Missouri.
Amount Midwest consumer plans to spend on candy for Halloween.
Number one way Midwest consumers, including Missourians, plan to celebrate Halloween. Other popular
ways to celebrate include decorating the home or yard, carving a
pumpkin, and dressing in costumes.
Number one thing children do to their candy after trick-or-treating, according to a survey by candyusa.com.
Number one treat children prefer.
The number of seeds that are found in some giant pumpkins. Large award winning pumpkins can weigh over 1,500 pounds and consume 3,000 to 4,000 gallons of water over a four-and-a-half month growing season, growing up to 10 pounds a day.
The weight of the Guiness World Record holding pumpkin from the US, 2015 Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival in Wisconsin. The heaviest pumpkin in the World was raised in Beni Meier, Switzerland and weighed in at 2,323 lbs.
Warren County, Missouri
Top County in Missouri for Acres Harvested (125 acres)
Average price of one large carving pumpkin at the Barton County, Mo Produce Auction on October 2, 2015.
Total acres of pumpkins planted and harvested in Missouri in 2012. Top pumpkin
production states are Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, California, Michigan and Ohio.
Acres in the US pumpkin production totaled 90,165 acres.
|Top Pumpkin Producing States in the Nation
||Acres In Pumpkin Production
Census, American Community Survey 2013
National Retail Federation
2012 Agriculture Census
Agricultural Marketing Resource Center's Association http://agebb.missouri.edu/hort/auction/bartonauction/displaydate2.asp